Cottage Bakers Survey - Croftery
We're excited to continue the development of our cottage food sharing platform, Croftery, in Washington. You, as a licensed cottage food maker, will reach a wider community of buyers, and maintain flexibility and privacy. Our dream is to see this industry flourish.
Through this confidential survey, you can help us build a platform catered to your needs - we want to know our Crofter community!! Your support is invaluable for our success. If you feel uncomfortable about certain questions, feel free to skip it.
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Why are you a cottage food seller?
What features would you be interested in having on the platform?
Social Media for Cottage Sellers
Access to larger customer base
Chat with customers as necessary
Reveal address only to customers who have paid
Track government licensing and easily process documents
Receive refunds on government licensing fees for selling consistently on our platform
Personalizable selling page/profile
Would you be interested in selling your cottage goods on our platform?
Please explain why or why not to the above question
Where do you live?
Gray's Harbor County
Pend Oreille County
San Juan County
Walla Walla County
How many days does it take for you to prepare an order?
Within the day
Over a week
Do your customers ever view your business as less legitimate because you bake from home?
I'm not sure
Would you sell more than just baked goods if it were allowed?
Do you ever struggle to find a consistent customer base interested in buying your home-baked goods?
Would you prefer to pay monthly membership fees or have Croftery take commission from each order?
Monthly membership fees
Are you willing and able to deliver your goods? (Please note, seller deliveries are legal in Washington as referenced in the WA permit application).
How far would you be willing to travel to deliver your goods (customer paid)? Note: Distances are driving distance.
Under 1 mile
Over 10 miles
Not willing to deliver
On average, how many customers do you serve in a month?
Another reminder about confidentiality
These questions are completely optional. We only want to know what our cottage community looks like so we can cater best to our audience.
How much revenue do you earn from your cottage business? (Annually)
$5,000 - $10,000
$10,000 - $15,000
$15,000 - $20,000
$20,000 - $25,000
Are you looking to increase your revenue / customer base?
What are some specific wishes you have for Croftery?
Would you be interested in becoming an ambassador for our platform?
If you would like to receive email updates from us as our platform develops, please provide your email below.
What is your age?
What is your gender?
Prefer not to say
What is your current annual income?
$50,000 - $75,000
$75,000 - $100,000
$100,000 - $150,000
$150,000 - $250,000
What is your ethnicity?
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
What is your current occupation?
Are you living with a partner?
I prefer not to answer
Do you have children?
How recently did you start selling cottage foods in WA?
0 - 3 months
4 - 9 months
10 months - 1 year
1 year - 2 years
2 years +
Thank you for taking the time to fill out our survey! Please let us know how your experience was taking this survey and/or what you would change about this survey. We value your feedback!
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